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I've worn these cloths my entire life - they are beautiful. The pent-up demands for new buildings in the United States and Europe after the war proved a fertile ground for the material, which was relatively easy to fabricate, comparatively inexpensive yet produced windows of brilliant color. Neatly, Fisher establishes that blood is going to be a major motif of the film and that Dracula is going to command the space outside the frame. You know Nurse Powell, or perhaps you’ve just seen her walking down a hospital corridor.

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Publisher: Montlake Romance (October 27, 2009)


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